Stanislas Jourdan

Cyprus at crossroads between Europe and Russia

March 21st, 2013 by Stanislas Jourdan | Comments Off

While the idea of bailing-in the Cypriot banks was good idea in principle, the way the Cypriot government and the troika implemented was very badly designed – not to say scandalously unfair.  Now it’s up to the Cypriot People to demand a better plan. But which one? Everyone is blaming the troika for having tried to [...]

The Icelandic recovery: not a beautiful story

May 10th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

How Iceland managed its financial crisis is often quoted as being a real alternative to the debt crisis in Europe. However, there are a lot of misunderstandings surrounding the icelandic case. I tried to clarify the truth in several posts. Here is a short summarize of what people should understand.

Iceland is misunderstood

March 22nd, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

In my last contribution for, i explain why the icelandic bankruptcy case and the last referendum are highly misunderstood.